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P.R. China

Kai Tak Cruise Terminal

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Project description

The Kai Tak Cruise Terminal is built on the former site of the Kai Tak Airport in Hong Kong. The terminal has the capacity to berth two 360m-long vessels. On peak days the Cruise Terminal can cater for up to 8400 passengers and 1200 crew members
The cruise terminal was designed by Foster + Partners and its roof spans over 70 m. Its multi-functional design allows the terminal to be converted into a venue for exhibitions and other events.

The total area of the Cruise Terminal is 52,000 m2 and it also encompasses a rooftop garden which is open to the public.

mageba scope

A total of 1060 LASTO-BLOCK elastomeric bearings were used in the construction of the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal. All mageba elastomeric bearings installed in the Cruise Terminal are made from high-quality elastomer, reinforced by steel plates.
The RESTON-POT bearings used for this project have maximum load carrying capacity of Vmax= 3,800 kN and ensure the controlled transfer of loads.
mageba RESTON-POT bearings are equipped with a special POM seal which is vulcanised directly into the bearing pad and hence improves the wear resistance of the bearing significantly.

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Key data

Products:

RESTON-POT bearings, LASTO-BLOCK elastomeric bearings

Installed:

2012

City:

Hong Kong

Structure:

Cruise Terminal

Area:

52,000 m2

Builder:

Dragages Hong Kong